March 2020

Sun.

Mon.

Tue.

Wed.

Thu.

Fri.

Sat.

Sunday
1

Open Garden Day at Juniper Level Botanic Garden
1:00 pm–5:00 pm

Arboretum Guided Tour
Volunteer Tour Docent
2:00 pm

Monday
2

History of Gardening: How Cultures, Events, and People Made Gardening What It Is Today
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm

Tuesday
3

Homeschool Day
Full—Waitlist Started

Spring Is Budding
10:00 am–3:00 pm

Plantsmen's Tour
"Spring Peeks"
Mark Weathington, Director
1:00 pm

Wednesday
4

Green Thumb Gardeners
Cool Season Vegetable Gardening
12:30 pm

Thursday
5
Friday
6

Garden Story Walk
Full—Waitlist Started

10:30 am

Saturday
7

Renewal Pruning Class and Demonstration
Full—Waitlist Started

Douglas Ruhren, Gardens Manager
9:00 am

Sunday
8

Arboretum Guided Tour
Volunteer Tour Docent
2:00 pm

Monday
9

History of Gardening: How Cultures, Events, and People Made Gardening What It Is Today
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm

Tuesday
10
Wednesday
11
Thursday
12

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"Gardening with a Bunch of Pricks—Hardy Cactus for North Carolina Gardens"
Tony Avent, Plant Delights Nursery and Juniper Level Botanic Garden
7:30 pm

Friday
13

Photography Walk
Canceled

"Using Black and White Photography to Emphasize Line and Texture"
Mary Louise Ravese, Bella Vista Photography
10:30 am

Saturday
14

Front Yard Foraging
Canceled

Frank Hyman, Cottage Garden Landscaping
9:30 am

Tomato Growing Secrets Revealed
Canceled

Frank Hyman, Cottage Garden Landscaping
1:00 pm

Sunday
15

Y Guides Second Year Event
Canceled

2:00 pm

Arboretum Guided Tour
Volunteer Tour Docent
2:00 pm
Canceled

Monday
16

History of Gardening: How Cultures, Events, and People Made Gardening What It Is Today
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm
Class Offered Online

Tuesday
17
Wednesday
18

Green Thumb Gardeners
Canceled

Vegetable Gardening
12:30 pm

Thursday
19

Photography Walk
Canceled

"Abstract Macro Photography"
Mary Louise Ravese, Bella Vista Photography
10:00 am

Friday
20
Saturday
21

North American Rock Garden Society (Piedmont Chapter) Lecture
Canceled

Cohosted by the Piedmont Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society and the JC Raulston Arboretum
"Spring Alpines of the Spanish Pyrenees"
Todd Boland, St. John’s, Newfoundland, NARGS Traveling Speaker
10:00 am

Sunday
22

Arboretum Guided Tour
Volunteer Tour Docent
2:00 pm
Canceled

Monday
23

Gardening Adventures with Extension Master Gardener Volunteers
"The Dirt on Mulch and Soils"
Cynthia Sollod, Wake County Extension Master Gardener
10:00 am

History of Gardening: How Cultures, Events, and People Made Gardening What It Is Today
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm
Class Offered Online

Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25

Green Thumb Gardeners
Canceled

Vegetable Gardening
12:30 pm

Thursday
26
Friday
27
Saturday
28

What's the Forecast? Understanding Climate Patterns and What They Mean for Our Weather
Canceled—Will Be Rescheduled

Rebecca Ward, Assistant State Climatologist
9:00 am

Groovy Gardeners
Canceled

Badge Workshop for Junior Girl Scouts
10:30 am

Sunday
29

Arboretum Guided Tour
Volunteer Tour Docent
2:00 pm
Canceled

Monday
30

Outstanding Plants for the Home Landscape
Accepting Registrations for Online Participants

Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm
Class Offered Online

Tuesday
31
 

 

 

 


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